Time will tell whether a national willingness to apologize for the past is merely a cultural quirk, or a resource we can draw on to create a better future.
A significant number of Canadians are unsure as to whether governments or the courts should have the final say in Charter cases
Before we conclude that our politics is more polarized than ever, let’s remember it is possible to overcome even long-standing divisions and find common ground
Solid support for refugees has developed over the years. On fossil fuels, Alberta’s divisions can’t be ignored. And young Canadians are in bad shape.
To make real gains in French-speaking areas of the country, it is the party’s personality that will count
The Canadian identity is not weakening – it is shifting
A new survey from the Environics Institute confirms Canadian Conservatives have bigger differences with U.S. Republicans than Canadian Liberals
The gap today between Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. is about twice as wide as that in Canada between Conservatives and Liberals
A reflection on the eve of the 40th anniversary of patriation and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms
The centre of gravity in each of our cultures is in a radically different place, and each is moving along a different trajectory
Michael Adams, president of the Environics Institute, says most Canadians view multiculturalism as an important symbol of what we aspire to as a society
As we mark World Refugee Day, it is important to recognize that many Canadians have stepped up to sponsor refugees, and many more are keen to do so.
We need to go beyond the observation that the monarchy seems outdated, and prepare ourselves for the hard work of finding something that works better for us.
Social norms exert a powerful influence on how people interact with others, and deserve greater attention in addressing systemic racism
While populists around the world have used the pandemic’s many upheavals to sow fears against newcomers, Canada might never have been more sure of its broadly welcoming spirit than now
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